List of Allied traitors during World War II
The following is a list of people from Allied countries suspected of treachery or treason during World War II. It is not a list of Nazi war criminals.
- Kanao Inouye - Guilty, executed on 27 August 1947
- Captain Patrick Stanley Vaughan Heenan - Guilty of treason, shot on 13 February 1942, at Keppel Harbour, Singapore.
- John Amery - Civilian - Guilty of treason, executed on 19 December 1945
- George Johnson Armstrong - Civilian - Guilty of treachery, executed on 10 July 1941
- Harold Cole - Soldier - A con man,thief and deserter who betrayed escaped airmen and French Resistance members to the Gestapo - killed by French Police 1945. See http://www.rafinfo.org.uk/rafescape/guerisse.htm
- Thomas Haller Cooper - member of Waffen-SS - Guilty of treason, sentence of death was commuted to life imprisonment - released 1953
- Oswald John Job - Civilian - London-born son of German parents - "may well have been an informer" within St Denis internment camp- Guilty of treachery, executed on 16 March 1944.
- William Joyce - Civilian - Guilty of treason, executed on 3 January 1946. Nicknamed "Lord Haw-Haw"
- Dorothy O'Grady - Civilian - Guilty of treachery, sentenced to death but on appeal the sentence was commuted to 14 years’ penal servitude.
- Roy Walter Purdy - Merchant Navy officer, propaganda broadcaster and informer at Colditz - guilty of treason - reports of his prosecution and trial in 'The Times' available at  "reprieved on the grounds that [he] had been [a follower] in treason rather than [a leader] ... released from prison ... in December 1954... went to live with his ‘wife’ and child in Germany" - died in 1982. An alternative version is that 'Instead of trying to trace his German wife Margarete and his son, Purdy married his childhood sweetheart, never revealing his childhood past to his wife. For many years he worked as a quality control inspector in an Essex car factory. He died from lung cancer in 1982. A third version is that 'Walter Purdy was released from jail in 1954. He had a child called Stephan by a woman called Margaret Weitemeir born near Ravensbruck on 5 April 1945. Purdy planned to return to her but this never happened. He married his childhood sweetheart called Muriel in 1957 but she soon died. He married another lady in about 1960 and had a son. Walter Purdy died in Southend during 1982.' The National Archives holds a Foreign Office file relating to a request for assistance in obtaining travel documents to enter the Federal Republic of Germany under reference FO 371/109708, Security Service files on him under references KV 2/259 to KV 2/261, a Home Office file on him under reference HO 45/25798 and a file about his pardon under reference CRIM 1/585/141
- Theodore Schurch - Soldier - Guilty of treachery, executed on 4 January 1946
- Duncan Scott-Ford - Merchant seaman - Guilty of treachery, executed on 3 November 1942
Gibraltar (UK Crown Dependency)
- Jose Estelle Key - Civilian - Guilty of treachery, executed on 7 July 1942 at Wandsworth Prison, London, England
United States of America
- Iva Toguri D'Aquino - Guilty, jailed for 6 years. Pardoned 1977-because of perjured testimony. Died 2006
- Velvalee Dickinson - Guilty of Spying for the Japanese. Jailed. Died 1980
- Mildred Gillars - Guilty, jailed, released in 1961. Died 1988
- Tomoya Kawakita - Guilty, sentenced to death, commuted to life imprisonment, pardoned in 1963 and deported to Japan.
- Martin James Monti - Guilty and served time in prison post World War II twice 1946-1947 and from 1948 to 1960. Died 2000
- Ezra Pound - mentally unfit to stand trial. Died 1972
- Robert Henry Best - Guilty, sentenced to life in prison. Died 1952.
- Adrian Weale. Renegades: Hitler's Englishmen. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2nd edition, 2014
- Sean Murphy. Letting the Side Down: British Traitors of the Second World War, PP45-8; London: The History Press Ltd, 2005. ISBN 0-7509-4176-6
- Weale, Adrian (2014-11-12). Renegades (Kindle Location 1886). Random House. Kindle Edition
- "High Treason Charge." Times, London, England, 18 Oct. 1945: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 14 May 2015.
- "Aiding Enemy Charges." Times, London, England, 2 Nov. 1945: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 14 May 2015.
- "Alleged work for Germans." Times, London, England, 21 Nov. 1945: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 14 May 2015.
- "Engineer Sentenced To Death For Treason." Times, London, England, 22 Dec. 1945: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 14 May 2015.
- "Traitors Tried." Times, London, England, 2 Jan. 1946: 10. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 14 May 2015.
- "News in Brief." Times, London, England, 28 Jan. 1946: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 14 May 2015.
- "News in Brief." Times, London, England, 7 Feb. 1946: 2. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 14 May 2015.
- Weale, Adrian (2014-11-12). Renegades (Kindle Location 3356-3358). Random House. Kindle Edition
- Walters, Guy (22 March 2010). "Hitler's British SS". Daily Mail. London. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
- Sean Murphy. Letting the Side Down: British Traitors of the Second World War, PP215-6; London: The History Press Ltd, 2005. ISBN 0-7509-4176-6
- British Military & Criminal History 1900 to 1999
- The Trial of William Joyce, P 188